Adviser: Carson struggling with foreign policy

...subject."Nobody has been able to sit down with him and have him get one iota of intelligent information about the Middle East," Duane R. Clarridge, a former CIA official, told the newspaper. Clarridge added that Carson needs weekly conference...
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As world mourns Paris, many in Mideast see double-standard

...Islamic State group kills Westerners, but pays little attention to the near-daily atrocities it carries out in the Middle East.The day before the Paris attacks, twin suicide bombers struck a southern Beirut suburb, killing at least 43 people...
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Push for end to Syria war seen as most serious yet

...settlement," said Fawaz Gerges, a Middle East expert at the London School of...Robert Ford, a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute and a former U.S...Bassem Mroue has covered the Middle East for The Associated Press since...
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Paris attacks signal move toward more global IS strategy

...Syria," said Bilal Saab, a resident senior fellow for Middle East Security at Brent Scowcroft Center on International's affiliates have carried out attacks across the Middle East and north Africa and there have been attacks beyond the...
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Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...state.ARIZONA (153)Gov. Doug Ducey is calling for an immediate halt to the placement of any new refugees from the Middle East. And Ducey made it clear that the state is within its legal rights to do so, saying that he is invoking the state's...
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Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months

...Ivanov said.Commenting on media reports that Moscow was also mulling suspension of flights to other destinations in the Middle East, Ivanov said Russian intelligence agencies have made no such decision, but added that Moscow was monitoring the general...
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2 Americans among 5 killed in rare Jordan police shooting" assaults, such attacks are extremely rare in the Middle East.Fayez Dwairi, a strategic analyst and former senior...said. "That need exists while the situation in the Middle East deteriorates."___Laub reported from Southern Shuneh...
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Elder Bush unloads: Unsparing critique of Cheney, Rumsfeld

...knuckling under to the real hard-charging guys who want to fight about everything, use force to get our way in the Middle East.The elder Bush also speculated that the views of the vice president's wife, Lynne, and daughter Liz may have contributed...
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IS bomb on plane would herald new phase in conflict

...territory in Iraq and Syria.Aymenn al-Tamimi, an expert on rebel and Islamic extremist groups and a fellow at the Middle East Forum think tank, said bombing a jetliner becomes a significant "one-up" in the rivalry with al-Qaida."If...
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Eiffel Tower goes dark as France mourns

...intelligence services.If the attack does involve militants who traveled to Europe amid millions of refugees from the Middle East, the implications could be profound.Poland's prospective minister for European affairs, Konrad Szymanski, said...
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